11 days ago
Next Generation is recruiting a Quality Technologist for a leading FMCG company based in Kildare. You will play a vital role within the Quality Department ensuring the standards of all quality and food safety systems are maintained and in line with relevant legal requirements.
- Manage the food safety management system in partnership with the Quality Manager
- Ensure compliance with customer requirements and regulatory authorities
- Draft Quality Assurance Policies and Procedures
- Management of Supplier activities including carrying out audits, risk assessments and detailing all records and specifications.
- Supplier audits on and off site for approval processes, reviews and in to resolve issues.
- Monitoring of supplier performance and providing feedback on quality levels frequently to suppliers and other departments on site.
- Approval of suppliers within different stages of the manufacturing process.
- Develop, implement and maintain quality specifications and standards for the factory.
- Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities (HACCP, BRC, Food Safety, Bord Bia, etc)
- Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues
- Manage complaints efficiently and utilise other departments where necessary.
- Customer service representative for the company from a quality perspective
- Reporting to Quality Manager with detailed statistics on customer queries and complaints.
- System and process development - identifying areas of risk and improvement
- Control of QMS documentation and ensuring compliance of QMS is always to company standard.
- Internal and external audit participation
- Ensuring all stages of production are evaluated and verified and any issues dealt with in a timely manner
- Management of testing schedules in line with budget and production plans.
- Problem solving and compliance to ensure company KPIs are achieved
- Product management including shelf life analysis, quarantine checks and safety compliance.
- Support NPD and Finance department for new product launches
- Third Level Degree in Food Science or related subject
- 2+ years' experience in FMCG or food manufacturing/production
- Excellent communication skills to seniors, suppliers and customers
The next step for you:
Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Renata Kormann from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120.
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